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0203_April 2017 Imprimis article-The Left’s War on Free Speech-from a speech given by Kimberley Strassel_ 2010 “Citizens United” triggered an epidemic of people seeing free speech from a 5-year-old’s viewpoint

Donna Jack
May 6, 2017

There is an interesting article in the latest monthly publication of Imprimis, published by Hillsdale College.

The April 2017 featured article is based on a speech that Kimberley Strassel gave at Hillsdale College in April.  You can read The Left’s War on Free Speech   online  at imprimis.hillsdale.edu/lefts-war-free-speech/  

In light of the displays of anarchy on city streets, and also on College and University campuses — and in light of the training and conditioning of students in public schools —  and the conditioning being done by most of the main-stream media, with the goal:  to hate the United States of America and shut up anyone who disagrees — this article is timely.

Here are two samples from the article:

“It was at this moment that I had one of those sudden insights as a parent. I realized that my oldest was a constitutional conservative, my middle child a libertarian, and my youngest a socialist with totalitarian tendencies.”

“my main point today is that we’ve experienced over the past eight years a profound shift in our political culture, a shift that has resulted in a significant portion of our body politic holding a five-year-old’s view of free speech. What makes this shift notable is that unlike most changes in politics, you can trace it back to one day: January 21, 2010, the day the Supreme Court issued its Citizens United ruling and restored free speech rights to millions of Americans.”